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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PET6256

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Current Status: Denied by SCNS - 2011-05-10
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: COED App/Recd 3/31/10; to GC 5/17/10; need learning outcomes; terminal degree info; Updated - Edits needed lrng outcomes; updated. Approved 3/21/11. to System 3/24/11. To SCNS 4/1/11. SCNS denied - already existing course.


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2305 2010-03-18
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Physical Education & Exercise Science ED 173200 Physical Education & Exercise Science
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Robert Mertzman 9744647 Robertm@tempest.coedu.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    PET 6256 Sport in Society: Contemporary Issues

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 O - Other R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Sport in Society
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    O - Online (100% online) 0

    Prerequisites

    none

    Corequisites

    none

    Course Description

    A study of organized sport in contemporary society. The purpose of the class is to introduce methods of analysis, inquiry, management methods and ethics relating to issues in sport.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Needed for program/concentration/certificate change

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course was offered in the Spring of 2010 as an experimental course and enrolled approximately 40 students.

    Similar enrollment would be expected moving forward.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, 3 or more times

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    In addition to a terminal degree, qualified instructors must have Graduate coursework in the area of the course and/or an active research agenda.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    6.1 Identify major sport issues in society by comprehending how sport is organized and how sport provides both positive and negative outcomes for individuals and society.

    6.2 Explain how ethical and social values, consequences and responsibilities relate to contradictions, paradoxes, and myths that surround sport.

    6.3 Explain how and why sport has changed throughout history.

    6.4Identify how evolving attitudes about sport have influenced our national values, socialization processes, economy, and mass media.

    6.5 Explain the historical and culturally related accomplishments and achievements of women, minorities, and disabled in sport.

    6.6 View sport from a new angle; one that results in new interpretations and insights into the experience of sport.

    6.7 Examine and discuss ways in which the organization of sport might be changed to benefit a larger number of players, coaches, and spectators.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    6.1 Identify major sport issues in society by comprehending how sport is organized and how sport provides both positive and negative outcomes for individuals and society.

    6.2 Explain how ethical and social values, consequences and responsibilities relate to contradictions, paradoxes, and myths that surround sport.

    6.3 Explain how and why sport has changed throughout history.

    6.4Identify how evolving attitudes about sport have influenced our national values, socialization processes, economy, and mass media.

    6.5 Explain the historical and culturally related accomplishments and achievements of women, minorities, and disabled in sport.

    6.6 View sport from a new angle; one that results in new interpretations and insights into the experience of sport.

    6.7 Examine and discuss ways in which the organization of sport might be changed to benefit a larger number of players, coaches, and spectators.

    C. Major Topics

    Week 1: Orientation to Sport and Society:Contemporary Issues

    Week 2: Introduction to Issues In Sport and Society

    Week 3: Issues in Sport History and Sport's Foundations

    Week 4: Issues in Sport for Athletes and their Coaches

    Week 5: Issues in the Business of Sport

    Week 6: Issues in Youth Sports

    Week 7: Exam 1

    Week 8: Issues in Collegiate Sports

    Week 9: Racial and/or Violence Issues in Sport

    Week 10:Gender and Disability Issues in Sport

    Week 11: International Issues in Sport

    Week 12: Medical and Scientific Issues in Sport

    Week 13: Gambling and Sports Agents Issues in Sport

    Week 14: Media Issues in Sport

    Week 15: Governmental Issues in Sport and Course Retrospective

    Week 16: Exam 2

    D. Textbooks

    Mertzman, R. Voices in Sport and Society, (2010 online edition): Philosophy Lab Corporation, St. Petersburg, FL

    Mertzman, R. Issues in Sport, (2010 online edition): FL: Philosophy Lab Corporation, St. Petersburg, FL

    Issues in Sport Tutorial and Supplement (2010 online edition): Philosophy Lab Corporation, St. Petersburg, FL.

    Sport and Society: Ethics, Management and Decision Making (2010 online edition): Philosophy Lab Corporation ), St. Petersburg, FL

    Issues in Sport Website Access Coupon/Subscription (2010): Philosophy Lab Corporation, St. Petersburg, FL

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Selected videos available via Google and YouTube.

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    Student Expectations:

    Students are expected to read all required materials and view all required video and web activities..

    Students are expected to participate online regulary.

    Students are expected to participate in all Blackboard discussions.

    Students are expected to discuss their research essay with the instructor by the 5th week and submit a draft essay for review no later than week 11.

    Grade Criteria:

    Discussion Board Participation: 20% of grade

    Two exams: 50% of grade

    An applied paper is required. Minimum of 10 pages content plus references, applying concepts, methods and theories developed in the course to an issue in sport and sport administration: 30% of grade

    Percentages:

    A+ = 97.5 - 100, A = 92.5 - 97.49, A- = 90 - 92.49, B+ = 87.5 - 89.99,

    B = 82.5 - 87.49, B- = 80 - 82.49, C+ = 77.5 - 79.99, C = 72.5 - 77.49,

    C- = 70 - 72.49, D+ = 67.5 - 69.99, D = 62.5 - 67.49, D- = 60 - 62.49, F =

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    Week 1: Orientation to Sport and Society:Contemporary Issues

    Week 2: Introduction to Issues In Sport and Society

    Week 3: Issues in Sport History and Sport's Foundations

    Week 4: Issues in Sport for Athletes and their Coaches

    Week 5: Issues in the Business of Sport--- Research essay topic discussion with instructor

    Week 6: Issues in Youth Sports

    Week 7: Exam 1

    Week 8: Issues in Collegiate Sports

    Week 9: Racial and/or Violence Issues in Sport

    Week 10:Gender and Disability Issues in Sport

    Week 11: International Issues in Sport---- Draft of applied research essay due

    Week 12: Medical and Scientific Issues in Sport

    Week 13: Gambling and Sports Agents Issues in Sport

    Week 14: Media Issues in Sport--Applied Research essay due for peer review

    Week 15: Governmental Issues in Sport and Course Retrospective-

    Week 16: Exam 2

    H. Attendance Policy

    Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,

    http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/ogc%20web/currentreg.htm)

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

    Because this course is 100% online, actual physical attendance is not required. However, virtual attendance via online activities will be required, but with flexible time schedules.

    Regarding observance of religious holidays: All students have a right to expect that the University will reasonably accommodate their religious observances, practices, and beliefs. Students are expected to notify the instructor in writing by the second class if they intend to be absent for a class or announced examination, in accordance with university policy.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    “Plagiarism is defined as "literary theft" and consists of the unattributed quotation of the exact

    words of a published text or the unattributed borrowing of original ideas by paraphrase from a

    published text. On written papers for which the student employs information gathered from

    books, articles, or oral sources, each direct quotation, as well as ideas and facts that are not

    generally known to the public-at-large, must be attributed to its author by means of the

    appropriate citation procedure. Citations may be made in footnotes or within the body of the text.

    Plagiarism also consists of passing off as one's own, segments or the total of another person's

    work.”

    “Punishment for academic dishonesty will depend on the seriousness of the offense and may

    include receipt of an "F" with a numerical value of zero on the item submitted, and the "F" shall

    be used to determine the final course grade. It is the option of the instructor to assign the student

    a grade of "F" of "FF" (the latter indicating dishonesty) in the course.

    All students are expected to complete assignments according to the provided schedule and any work to be completed/submitted after the provided schedule must be approved in advance or the work will receive no academic credit.

    J. Program This Course Supports

    It is expected that this course would enroll more than 30 students each time it is delivered. This course will be an elective of all graduate students in the School of Physical Education and Exercise Science. Additionally, this course draws from a variet


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